The Starry Testament to Vincent van Gogh

Stern, Fred
November 2008
World & I;Nov2008, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p1
The article offers information on the life and works of painter Vincent van Gogh in New York. It states that he enjoyed drawing since childhood and at the age of 27, he decided to become an artist. Van Gogh's connection and respect for peasant life were evident in his paintings, wherein one can clearly sense the close relationship of the peasant to the countryside and the fruit of their labor. At present, millions of visitors are visiting his paintings in a museum named after him in Amsterdam.


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